Hot Runner Maintenance Training Needs to Include Why Not Just How
Onboarding and training new employees on why things are done a certain way and not just how is critical in hot runner temperature control and proper hot runner system management. Spark Industries has created a guide for new mold-making and molding professionals on hot runner maintenance training.
Before you turn on your hot runner controller, you should understand the following about your equipment and connections:
Condition of the hot runner heater, thermocouples, and grounding
Mold box connections and grounding
Heater and thermocouple cable connects and grounding
Hot runner controller connectors, maintenance, and grounding